Learning and Development Lead Benelux and EU coordinator

Date:  20-Jul-2021
Posting End Date: 

Amsterdam, NL, 1062 KR

Company:  ICL Europe Cooperatief U.A.

Your key aim in this role is to support the strategic direction of our Global HR Leadership and the regionals HR Managers to successfully implement learning and development actions across sites and Business Units in Europe to optimize the effectiveness and performance of employees, teams and Business Units. 


We enable our people via global and innovative one stop shop for learning and development, connecting learning to skills and skills to opportunities. Have a look what our EVP HR has to say: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ilana-fahima-55839616_employees-hr-leadership-activity-6815984624011927553-BoFr


This will be achieved through 3 focus areas: 1). Liaise with the team of Learning & Organizational Development specialists across Europe; 2). Support Global Learning Director, Global, Regional and Local HR colleagues to implement effective European Learning and Development strategy and 3). Drive, coordinate and implement a strong organizational development approach across Europe.


You will work together with all stakeholders global and local in the business and supporting your HR colleagues from Total Rewards, Learning & Organizational Development, Talent Acquisition, HRIS and HR Operations. Together we support the business! You report to our HR Director Benelux & EU region focal point. 


About the role 
As our Learning and Development Facilitator you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and Facilitating Learning and Development programs in Benelux. In addition, you will be the L&D coordinator across Europe. This means you will be the focal point in Europe coordinating with all learning specialist across the region as part of a Center of Experts. You will coordinate the implementation of the global learning strategy (including the platform) with these specialists, supporting activities through Europe. ICL recently implemented an exciting new platform WeGrow@ICL. With WeGrow@ICL we bring the Next Generation of Learning at ICL. Build agility and resilience for what the future may bring, connecting learning to skills and skills to opportunities.


Other responsibilities will include: 

  • Facilitate learning activities in the Benelux and utilize a variety of methods eg. Online, f2f training, workshops. 
  • Supporting the Site and BU managers to optimize their effectiveness and performance in coordination with the relevant HR colleague. 
  • Design and implement data-driven OD interventions for Europe based on our data (Employee surveys and SuccessFactors). Interventions could include leadership and team development, business strategy development and planning, change management, personal development plans and succession planning. 


About you: 
What we are looking for in our new L&D colleague: 

  • Passion and familiarity with the industry and education landscape
  • Excellent facilitation, social and communication skills
  • Great empathy which helps you understanding people and their needs
  • Can-do attitude, a good sense of humor and an amazing energy!
  • Fluent in English (written & verbal); knowledge of Dutch or any other European language is advantageous.

Location: Currently we are working from the office 2 days a week but in the future, you will work from our EU HQ in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with a possibility to work from home.


Apply now!
Are you ready to support our learning ambitious and bring your skills to ICL? Then we’d love to see your application! Click on "Apply now" button and upload your resume online. 

If you have any questions, please contact Yael O’Callaghan, Talent Acquisition Manager Europe via yael.ocallaghan@icl-group.com 


About us 
ICL is a global specialty minerals and chemicals company operating potash, bromine and phosphate mineral value chains in a unique, integrated business model. ICL extracts raw materials from well-positioned mineral assets and utilizes technology and industrial know-how to add value for customers in key agricultural and industrial markets worldwide. ICL employs around 12.000 people worldwide and is active in many European countries. The European Headquarters are located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

For more information, visit the company's global website www.icl-group.com or visit www.icl-group.nl to find out more about ICL’s activities in The Netherlands and Belgium.